The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 33 19 38
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 16 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.02% 16.30% 4.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.78% 20.45% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 16 42 11
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
236 220 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 88.72% 79.71% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 187 195 218
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Bedford

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Bedford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (54.76%) C#
4 21 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET
6 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
6 17 (40.48%) Performance Management
6 17 (40.48%) Coaching
6 17 (40.48%) People Management
7 16 (38.10%) HTML
7 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
8 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 13 (30.95%) CSS
9 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.95%) jQuery
10 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 11 (26.19%) SQL
11 11 (26.19%) MVC
11 11 (26.19%) Degree
12 10 (23.81%) Scrum
13 8 (19.05%) WCF
13 8 (19.05%) Oracle
14 7 (16.67%) C++
14 7 (16.67%) OO
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
14 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (14.29%) Web Development
15 6 (14.29%) Windows

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.38%) Finance
1 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.38%) Games
1 1 (2.38%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Software Engineer
1 13 (30.95%) Developer
1 13 (30.95%) Development Manager
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Manager
2 9 (21.43%) .NET Developer
2 9 (21.43%) Senior Development Manager
3 5 (11.90%) C# Developer
3 5 (11.90%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (11.90%) C# Software Engineer
3 5 (11.90%) .NET Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.52%) Head of Development
5 3 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 3 (7.14%) Tester
6 2 (4.76%) Graduate
6 2 (4.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.38%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (78.57%) .NET
2 20 (47.62%) ASP.NET
3 16 (38.10%) HTML
4 13 (30.95%) CSS
4 13 (30.95%) jQuery
5 8 (19.05%) WCF
6 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.90%) Web Services
7 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (9.52%) Backbone.js
8 4 (9.52%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (9.52%) Kendo UI
9 3 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (7.14%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.14%) WinForms
10 2 (4.76%) Ajax
10 2 (4.76%) LESS
10 2 (4.76%) AngularJS
10 2 (4.76%) HTML5
10 2 (4.76%) Windows Identity Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 12 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.38%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (40.48%) Performance Management
3 17 (40.48%) Coaching
3 17 (40.48%) People Management
4 11 (26.19%) MVC
5 10 (23.81%) Scrum
6 7 (16.67%) OO
7 6 (14.29%) TDD
7 6 (14.29%) Web Development
7 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (11.90%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Test Scripting
9 3 (7.14%) Business Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.14%) UML
9 3 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (7.14%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 16 (38.10%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 7 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) T-SQL
5 3 (7.14%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 2 (4.76%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) ISEB
3 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
1 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 17 (40.48%) Microsoft
2 8 (19.05%) Oracle
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago